How to Import and Use Illustrator Files in Adobe After Effects

How to bring Illustrator files into After Effects to then edit/animate as individual layers.

Key Concepts

  • Illustrator files won’t automatically work as individual layers when brought into After Effects

  • Illustrator files can be viewed as layers made up by individual shapes

  • These shapes can be animated individually or all at once

  • Click “U” to show all keyframes

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Guest Author:
Eryc Rodriguez
Former Adobe Student Consultant